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Psychology - Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Bost, Preston

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Contact Info

Department and Location

Professor of Psychology
 Psychology
Baxter Hall 318

Degree(s)

  • Ph.D.

Courses

  • Psy 101, Psy 231, Psy 331

Notes

  • Sabbatical/Fall

Gunther, Karen

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Department and Location

Associate Professor of Psychology, Daniel F. Evans Associate Professor in the Social Sciences
 Psychology
Baxter Hall 309

Degree(s)

  • PhD in Psychology and Neuroscience, UC San Diego, dissertation topic Color Vision; MA in Psychology, UC San Diego, thesis topic Music Perception

Courses

  • Sensation & Perception, Cognitive Neuropsychology, Intro Psych, Intro Neuroscience, Research Methods and Stats, Literature Review, Senior Capstone, Cognitive Neuroscience of Music (occasionally)

Notes

  • Sabbatical/Year

Horton, Robert

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Department and Location

Professor of Psychology
 Psychology
Baxter Hall 302

Degree(s)

  • M. A., Ph. D., Social Psychology

Interests

  • Soccer, College Football

Courses

  • Enduring Questions; Intro and Advanced Social Psychology; Research Methods and Statistics; Introductory Psychology

Notes

  • Research Interests: Causes, Correlates, and Consequences of Narcissism; Interpersonal Attraction -

Olofson, Eric

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Contact Info

Department and Location

Associate Professor of Psychology
 Psychology
Baxter Hall 317

Degree(s)

  • B.A., Concordia College (Moorhead, MN); M.S. and Ph.D., University of Oregon

Interests

  • Mountain biking, cooking, ultimate frisbee, football, Daoist art

Courses

  • Introduction to Psychology, Statistics and Methods, Child Development, Language Acquisition, Fatherhood

Notes

  • Research interests: infant cognition, social cognition, language acquisition

Robison, Chris

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Contact Info

robisonc@wabash.edu
765-361-6220

Department and Location

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
 Psychology
Baxter Hall 322

Schmitzer-Torbert, Neil

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Contact Info

Department and Location

Professor of Psychology, Dept Chair
 Psychology
Baxter Hall 319

Degree(s)

  • Ph.D. Neuroscience, Univ. of Minnesota

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Courses

  • Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Research Methods and Statistics

Notes

  • Research interests: The biological basis of memory.


Staff

Sacco, Pamela

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Contact Info

saccop@wabash.edu
765-361-6324

Department and Location

Academic Administrative Coordinator, Division III
 Economics
 History
 Political Science
 PPE
 Psychology
Baxter Hall 115B


Emeritus Faculty

Bankart, Brenda

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Department and Location

Professor of Psychology Emeritus
 Psychology

Degree(s)

  • B.A., University of Toronto; Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Interests

  • Travel, Grandparenting, Exploring Vermont, Needlework, Reading

Courses

  • Professor of Psychology Emeritus

Bankart, Charles P.

 

Contact Info

Department and Location

Professor of Psychology Emeritus
 Psychology

Courses

  • Professor of Psychology Emeritus

Notes

  • Author: Talking Cures: A History of Western and Eastern Psychotherapies; Freeing the Angry Mind: How Man Can Use Mindfulness and Reason to Save Their Lives & Relationships; Psychology and Buddhism: From Individual to Global Community

Thompson, Carl

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Department and Location

Professor of Psychology Emeritus
 Psychology

Degree(s)

  • B.A. Taylor, M.A. Ohio U, Ph.D. Wisconsin

Interests

  • Research: Early experience and the control of blood sugar, Golf

Courses

  • General, Sensation & Perception, Physiological, Advanced Physiological, Cognitive Neuropsychology

Notes

  • Professor of Psychology Emeritus